Grete Hermann and von Neumann: the lady and the colossus

Grete Hermann (1901-1984) was a many-faceted woman of great versatility, talent, and character. She is known for her criticism (1935) of John von Neumann’s widely acclaimed ‘no-hidden-variable’ proof (1932) that played a crucial role in establishing the credentials of quantum theory as one superior to the Newtonian-classical one.However, she received only scanty recognition …. Read More

09. June 2013 by Avijit Lahiri
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